Help us plan for our future! We are collecting feedback from the Jacksonville community to help us develop our new strategic planning goals. We invite you to provide input about how you use (or do not use) our library.

Please answer the questions below by Friday, October 26. If you would like to enter to win a gift card, please include your email address or phone number at the end of the survey. Paper copies of this survey are available at the library.

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* 1. How often do you visit the Jacksonville Public Library?

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* 2. What are your reasons for visiting the library? (Please check all that apply.)

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* 3. What do you like most about the Jacksonville Public Library?

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* 4. Which factors, if any, reflect why you do not visit the library more often?

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* 5. If the library has not met your needs, please tell us why. What problems or difficulties, if any, have you encountered while visiting the library?

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* 6. What do you think should be the primary functions of the library within the Jacksonville community? (Please check all that apply.)

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* 7. If the library’s budget and space allowed for them to be added, how likely would you be to use the following?

  Extremely likely to use Somewhat likely to use Neutral Somewhat unlikely to use Extremely unlikely to use
E-Magazines
Equipment to create objects, crafts, music, or movies
Mobile library app
Non-traditional items for checkout (e.g., household tools, kitchen equipment, musical instruments, etc.)

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* 8. Fill in the blank: I wish the library would...

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* 9. Have you accessed e-books or e-audiobooks through the library?

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* 10. If you HAVE accessed e-materials through the library, please describe your experience.

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* 11. If you HAVE NOT accessed e-materials through the library, why not?

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* 12. What do you feel are the most significant issues facing the Jacksonville community?

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* 13. If you could choose a topic for a future library program, what would it be?

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* 14. How would you prefer to receive information about the library?  (Please check all that apply.)

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* 15. Which of the following services do you subscribe to at home? (Please check all that apply.)

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* 16. Please select your gender.

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* 17. Please select your age range.

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* 18. How many people reside in your household, including yourself?

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* 19. Please select the ages of the people in your household, including yourself.  (Please check all that apply.)

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* 20. Do you have an active Jacksonville Public Library card?

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* 21. If no, why do you not have an active Jacksonville Public Library card?

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* 22. OPTIONAL: Please include your contact information below if you wish to enter for a chance to win a Visa gift card. Please note that this contact information is only collected for the purposes of winning the gift card. Your contact information will not be included in analysis of the data collected through this survey.

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